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Library War Service, 1917-1920

By Mary Margaret Mahoney The United States mobilized quickly after President Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany on April 2, 1917. Troops travelled to the front with the help of massive mobilization efforts to...

Newtown Bee Family

The Newtown Bee, The Bee and The Newtown Chronicle Newtown, Connecticut town historian Daniel Cruson placed the birth of the Newtown Bee in 1870 within New England’s post-Civil War florescence of small rural weeklies. It was one...

The “Hello Girls”

  It was the District Telephone Company of New Haven (later Southern New England Telephone) that established the first commercial telephone exchange in the nation in 1878. Thirty years later, the Morning Journal-Courier of...

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